Definitions for paschal

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Category: Judaism

    Ref: Passover.

  2. Category: Religion

    Ref: Easter.

Origin of Pasch:

bef. 1150; ME, OE < LL Pascha < Gk Páscha < Aramaic: Passover; cf. Heb PesaḥPesach


Princeton's WordNet

  1. paschal(adj)

    of or relating to Passover or Easter

    "paschal lamb"


  1. paschal(Adjective)

    of or relating to Passover

  2. paschal(Adjective)

    of or relating to Easter, especially the Orthodox Pascha.

  3. Paschal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Easter.

  4. Paschal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Passover.

  5. Origin: From paschalis; ultimately from פסח.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paschal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the passover, or to Easter; as, a paschal lamb; paschal eggs


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